First, SCAN obtained a 4.5-star score* from the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies (CMS) for the fourth consecutive yr, making it the one Medicare Benefit plan in California to take action. SCAN was additionally named to U.S. Information & World Report’s 2021 record of Greatest Insurance coverage Corporations for Medicare Benefit in California for the third yr in a row. Additionally for the third yr working, 90% of SCAN members gave the plan excessive marks within the annual CMS Client Evaluation of Healthcare Suppliers & Programs (CAHPS) survey, which gauges member satisfaction.
“SCAN’s Medicare Benefit plans as soon as once more have been ranked among the many best within the business,” mentioned Dr. Sachin Jain, president and CEO of SCAN Group and SCAN Well being Plan. “This recognition from CMS and U.S. Information—and our 90% member satisfaction charge—additional validates the dedication and dedication of our staff, suppliers and companions to go above and past, day-after-day, to fulfill and exceed the wants of older adults in California.”
The CMS Star Ranking system, which assigns a one- to five-star rating to plans yearly, was established to allow customers to check Medicare Benefit insurance coverage based mostly on goal standards together with medical outcomes, entry to preventive providers, and administration of continual circumstances. Annually, U.S. Information analyzes insurance coverage corporations’ Medicare Benefit choices in each state based mostly on their CMS star rankings in an effort to compile its “Greatest Of” record.
Open enrollment for Medicare Benefit in 2021 takes place from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, 2020. A lot of SCAN’s 2021 well being plan advantages in Northern California and Southern California embrace no month-to-month plan premiums, no copays for physician visits, and $0 copays for a whole bunch of probably the most generally used prescribed drugs. Many SCAN plans additionally supply extras Unique Medicare would not: from fitness center memberships, over-the-counter protection and imaginative and prescient care to transportation, listening to aids, and in-home care after a hospital keep.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, SCAN’s newly added advantages embrace: $0 coated insulin in choose SCAN Steadiness (HMO SNP) plans for folks with diabetes**; HEALTHtech, a expertise assist line to assist members use computer systems and private gadgets to entry healthcare and associated data; and BrainHQ, no-cost on-line workouts to enhance reminiscence and different cognitive features.
Within the coming yr, SCAN will proceed to be out there in 11 counties all through the California, together with Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, Sonoma, San Francisco, Napa, Stanislaus and Santa Clara. For extra details about plan advantages and enrollment particulars, please go to www.scanhealthplan.com.
About SCAN Well being Plan
SCAN Well being Plan is without doubt one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Benefit plans, serving greater than 220,000 members in California. Since its founding in 1977, SCAN has been a mission-driven group devoted to conserving seniors wholesome and impartial. To study extra, go to scanhealthplan.com or facebook.com/scanhealthplan or observe us on Twitter @scanhealthplan.
SCAN Well being Plan is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in SCAN Well being Plan depends upon contract renewal.
*4.5 out of 5 Star Ranking applies to all plans supplied by SCAN Well being Plan for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 besides SCAN Wholesome at Dwelling (HMO SNP) and VillageHealth (HMO-POS SNP) plans. Yearly, Medicare evaluates plans based mostly on a 5-star score system.
**Solely Humalog®, Humulin®, Lantus®, Lyumjev®, and Toujeo® can be found for $0 copayment by means of SCAN Steadiness (HMO SNP) plans in Los Angeles, Orange, Napa, Sonoma, and Stanilaus counties. Accessible by means of SCAN Most well-liked retail pharmacies and mail-order solely.
SOURCE SCAN Well being Plan